Alicetown Playcentre Wellington

Session facilitator

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Supervisor

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 12:44 PM 14 September 2021
Closes 5pm 23 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPcK

Te Whānau Tupu Ngātahi o Aotearoa – Playcentre Aotearoa is a well known and loved Early Childhood organisation with over 70 years of supporting parents to take the lead in their children’s learning through play. Playcentre operates 450 Playcentres throughout the country and has just over 1000 staff members who are employed in and over a number of roles. 

Purpose of the position: 

To assist parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children's needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices.

Start date:

18 October 2021

Position Location:

105-107 Victoria Street Alicetown Lower Hutt


4 sessions/days per week, mornings, during term time.

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification, or equivalent, or higher Early Childhood qualification;
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate; or be prepared to achieve this. 

Desirable skills and experience will include:

  • A passion for Playcentre and our philosophy;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience at Centre level with tamariki and adults;
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki and committment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
  • Ability to support and empower parents, whānau and caregivers in their role as kaiako;
  • Passion for supporting Te Reo Māori and tikanga and engaging all whānau to feel a sense of belonging on our sessions.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  Applicants are also encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be processed as they arrive. 

Closing date: Extended to 23 Septmber 2021.


How to apply

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role with your CV and cover letter, please contact using "LNI SF - Alicetown" in the subject line. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Louise Turnbull
(027) 808 6512

Vacancy reference #:1HAPcK

Listed 12:44 PM 14 September 2021
Closes 5pm 23 September 2021

Alicetown Playcentre NZ

ECE centre details

Alicetown Playcentre

Type: Playcentre
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 60011
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Physical address:
105 Victoria Street, Lower Hutt CBD, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 57217, Porirua 5026